11:11 am December 23, 2014
Reggio Emilia Hospital was faced with a challenge. Although the 900-bed acute care hospital has a picture archiving and communication system, electronic health record and computerized physician order entry, it needed a final element: an integrated clinical image repository and distribution system.
10:17 am December 15, 2014
When it comes to helping healthcare organizations develop value-based strategies and build accountable care organizations, Deloitte ranks first, according to research firm KLAS, which cites its deep resources and track record of guiding complex initiatives.
02:32 pm December 12, 2014
The nation’s largest electronic medical record vendor has an image problem. Verona, Wis.-based Epic has come under fire this year over its lack of interoperability, spurring the company, once well known for its mum relationship with the press, to speak up.
11:01 am December 11, 2014
KLAS has undertaken the daunting task of sorting out who's who in the emerging field of population health management technology. In a new report, researchers evaluated 29 vendors, and Dallas-based Phytel rose to the top with an overall score of 89.8 out 100.
02:14 pm December 05, 2014
My 83 year old father-in-law returned from a recent outpatient visit to his primary care provider with two customized handouts – a transition of care summary detailing problems/meds/allergies and an opt-in consent for the exchange of that care summary over the state Healthcare Information Exchange, the MassHIWay.
02:07 pm October 14, 2014
Here's the good news: Seventy-seven percent of free-standing physician practices have an ambulatory electronic medical record system installed, and a robust 90 percent of hospital-owned providers are up and running with EMRs. But there's not-so-good news, too.
11:00 am October 08, 2014
It may not come as any surprise: Electronic health record vendors don't play well with others. At least that's according to healthcare providers who say, in the lion's share of cases, their EHR is not interoperable with others.
10:45 am September 03, 2014
The Department of Homeland Security has gone live with eClinicalWorks' cloud-based electronic health record system at 23 sites across the country.
11:05 am August 26, 2014
Ambulatory practices both large and small say they're thinking hard about replacing their EMR, according to a new KLAS report. Hospitals, too, are in for disruption.
10:55 am July 29, 2014
Not all medical infrastructure and equipment is created equal, as healthcare providers can attest. This year, after analyzing feedback from thousands of providers, KLAS officials have named the 2014 highest performing vendors across 23 different categories.